Mario van der Ende

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Mario van der Ende (born March 28, 1956 in The Hague, South Holland) is a retired football referee and coordinator from the Netherlands. He is mostly known for supervising five matches in the FIFA World Cup, three in 1994[1] and two in 1998.[2] Van der Ende also officiated one match in the 1996 European Championships,[3] two UEFA Super Cup matches and many in the Champions League.[4] In 1990 he got his FIFA Badge as a referee. His hometown is Naarden. On 12 August 2008, Van der Ende was appointed as interim Technical Director for Australia to replace the outgoing Rob Baan.[5]

Van der Ende has retired for FIFA in 2001, due to cancer. He also appointed to retire many times, but he cured so he made a come-back. He still is a referee observer for FIFA and presently works in Australia.


  1. ^ RSSSF. "World Cup 1994 finals". Retrieved on May 23, 2013.
  2. ^ RSSSF. "World Cup 1998 finals". Retrieved on May 23, 2013.
  3. ^ UEFA. "Denmark 1-1 Portugal". June 9, 1996. Retrieved on May 23, 2013.
  4. ^ Haisma, Marcel. "Referees' Records of Finals and Matches in European Cups". RSSSF, January 9, 2008. Retrieved on May 23, 2013.
  5. ^ Push For Referees To Have Media Voice Retrieved on August 12, 2008

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